National Services - Heart failure

The information shown below is specific to this long term health condition.

For additional important general information, please refer to the “Self Care and Support section.”

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Shropshire CCG - National Services - Self Care and Support

NHS Choices

The National Health Service (NHS) works to provide health care for everyone in the UK.

NHS Choices is the main patient focused web site and provides a vast amount of health information, recent news and videos.

NHS Choices - Heart failure - Introduction

This provides an overview of Heart failure with links to additional information.

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NHS Choices - Heart failure - Introduction

NHS Choices - Heart failure - Symptoms

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NHS Choices - Heart failure - Symptoms

NHS Choices - Heart failure - Causes

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NHS Choices - Heart failure - Causes

NHS Choices - Heart failure - Diagnosis 

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NHS Choices - Heart failure - Diagnosis 

NHS Choices - Heart failure - Treatment

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NHS Choices - Heart failure - Treatment

NHS Choices - Heart failure - Prevention

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NHS Choices - Heart failure - Prevention

NHS Choices - Heart failure - Living with this

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NHS Choices - Heart failure - Living with this

Patient.co.uk

Patient.co.uk is a UK health site and contains many health information leaflets, videos and discussion forums.

Patient.co.uk - Heart failure

The Heart failure section provides an overview of the condition with links to additional information.

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Patient.co.uk - Heart failure

British Heart Foundation (BHF)

The British Heart Foundation funds medical research, education and patient care projects with the aim of fighting heart disease.

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

British Heart Foundation (BHF)

BHF - Heart Health

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BHF - Heart Health

BHF - Preventing heart disease

Keeping your heart healthy, whatever your age, is the most important thing you can do to help prevent and manage heart disease. 

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BHF - Preventing heart disease

BHF - Conditions

There are many different heart conditions and problems. Together, we call them heart disease.

It can be confusing and a shock to be diagnosed with a heart condition, especially if you’ve never heard of it before.

In this section you’ll find more information on heart conditions, plus how you can get support.

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BHF - Conditions

BHF - Treatments

There are very effective treatments available which help to get people better and improve their quality of life.

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BHF - Treatments

BHF - Living with a heart condition

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BHF - Living with a heart condition

BHF - How your heart works

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BHF - How your heart works

BHF - Your stories

Hear from people living with heart disease. The huge impact it has on those living with heart disease is often felt by their families and friends just as much.

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BHF - Your stories

British Society for Heart Failure (BSH)

The BSH was founded in response to the issues that the management of heart failure presents.

There is a patients section on their website which includes a range of books and information pamphlets around the subject of heart failure.

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British Society for Heart Failure (BSH)

BSH - Basics

Resources that can be useful alongside your personal medical advice.

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BSH - Basics

BSH - Help yourself

These are some of the things you can do to help yourself.

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BSH - Help yourself

BSH - Books and pamphlets

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BSH - Books and pamphlets

BSH - Organisations and websites

Here is a list of useful Organisations and websites.

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BSH - Organisations

BSH - Websites

BSH - Patient groups

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BSH - Patient groups

British Cardiac Patients Association (BCPA)

The British Cardiac Patients Association (BCPA), previously known as “The Zipper Club”, is a non profit making organisation run by volunteers and established to provide support to cardiac patients and their carers.

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British Cardiac Patients Association (BCPA)

BCPA - Factsheets

These factsheets explain many terms related to heart issues.

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BCPA - Factsheets

BCPA - Downloads

These are helpful resources.

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BCPA - Downloads

The Pumping Marvellous Foundation (PMF)

The Pumping Marvellous Foundation (PMF) is a UK patient led Heart Failure charity.

The beneficiaries are all people who suffer from heart failure together with their family and friends.

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The Pumping Marvellous Foundation (PMF)

PMF - Guide

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PMF - Guide

PMF - What We Do

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PMF - What We Do

HEART UK

HEART UK offers help to all those interested in learning more about the risks of Heart Disease and in particular, the risks of inherited high Cholesterol.

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

HEART UK

Relevant Topics

Heart Failure

What is Heart Failure?

Treatment for Heart Failure

Getting Support for Heart Failure

Eating and Drinking and Heart Failure

Heart Failure Services

Shropshire Services & Support Groups - Heart Failure

National Services - Heart Failure

 

Self Care and Support

Self Care and Support - Introduction

Self Care and Support - Aims

Shropshire Services & Support Groups - Self Care and Support

National Services - Self Care and Support

 

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